Solid Waste Parcel Fee

Each residence and business in Calaveras County is charged a solid waste parcel fee on their tax bill for management and disposal of waste generated in Calaveras County. For more information call (209) 754-6403.

Calaveras County residents, presenting valid identification, may dispose of up to 2 cubic yards of household trash per day at one of the seven facilities in Calaveras County. Approximate volume is comparable to the bed of a short-bed pick-up truck. Any items that are large, bulky or are classified in the disposal fee list below, must be separated and disposed of at the proper location.

Please refer to the Material Listings, or call (209) 754-6403 with questions about material disposal.

Disposal Fees

  • Mixed Loads/Mixed Loads of Construction and Demolition Debris - $8 per cubic yard. Only accepted at Rock Creek Landfill. Dirt and manure are classified as a "mixed load".
  • Campers, Trailers and Boats - $8 per cubic yard along with the appropriate paperwork. Junked certificates from the DMV must accompany the load. Only accepted at Rock Creek Landfill.
  • Tires – Two passenger car tires are free. Additional car or truck tires are $2.50 each. Truck tires that are 17"-22” are $8.00 each, plus $7.00 for each additional inch over 22" Truck tires only accepted at Rock Creek Solid Waste Facility.
  • Tires with Rims - Passenger car tires on rims are $5.00 each. Rims must not exceed 20 inches in diameter. Tires on rims only accepted at Rock Creek Solid Waste Facilty.

TIRES NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Tires on rim with rims over 20 inches in diameter
  • Tires over 32 inches in height
  • Tires on split rims
  • Tractor/equipment/farm tires
  • Tracks/solid tires
    Appliances and Swamp Coolers - $25.00 each. No charge for dishwashers. Accepted at Rock Creek, Red Hill, Gambi and Wilseyville.
  • Wood and Yard Waste (including pine needles) - $4 per cubic yard. Accepted at Rock Creek, Red Hill, Copperopolis and Wilseyville. Logs over 3 ft in diameter and/or 4 ft long, cannot be accepted. Stumps over 24 inches in diameter are not accepted.
  • Treated Wood (including pressure treated, creosote coated and chemically treated wood) - $8.00 per cubic yard. Only accepted at Rock Creek Landfill.
  • Animal Carcasses (100 pounds or less) - $10.00 each. Only accepted at Rock Creek Landfill.
  • Animal Carcasses/Renderings (over 100 pounds) - $50 each. Only accepted at Rock Creek Landfill.